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I Can't Make This Stuff Up!

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My son rolled his vehicle three times side-over-side—he walked away without a bump or scratch. So, here is how our New Year's Eve weekend played out. On Friday, 12/29 my nineteen-year old son Facetime-d me to show me his car. He was driving in Ames, Iowa. He slid and bumped a curb  in a residential area. He damaged the balljoint and upper arm on the front passenger side of his Impala. He called Roadside Assistance and towed the vehicle to his apartment complex as it was ten p.m. on a Friday night, in a town where he knew no service stations. On Saturday, I made several calls and found Friday, 1/5 at ten a.m. was the earliest we could get his Impala fixed. His roommates were home for break—he stayed in Ames to work.  My twenty-three-year old was visiting us in Kansas City. As I write from home, I arranged for him to drive my Mustang for the week and allow my younger son to drive his Pilot for the week to work. I would share a vehicle with my spouse if I needed to run errands.
On Sunday…

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Goodreads Book Giveaway The Deed by Haley Rhoades Giveaway ends January 30, 2018.
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Can you say colder than Cersei Lannister's heart on Game of Thrones.

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2018 will soon be upon us. Are you ready? 
We tend to be a boring family when it comes to New Year's Eve, but with this year's weather forecast we are blessed to be boring. In Kansas City our windchill on New Year's Eve and New Year's Day will be -15 to -35 degrees. (Yes, below zero!)
Can you say colder than Cersei Lannister's heart on Game of Thrones. BRRRRR!

Have you set any goals/resolutions for your New Year 2018?  My list includes both work and personal goals:
1. I hope to self-publish five books in 2018. It's not a typo. I am almost done with a book—so the first will be complete in January. I figured if I can write over 55,000 books in November during Nanowrimo, prepare for holiday guests, and take a week off for Thanksgiving, I should be able to do the same for a couple of months in 2018. I will need to average one book for every 2.4 months. (The math nerd in me felt a little thrill computing this.)
2. I want to write in two genres this year. I plan to wr…

Where did my December go?

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Sadly after a very productive NaNoWriMo November, December kicked my butt.  One ailment after another affected my productivity on book number three. I feel like I spent the entire month sleeping on the sofa or in a recliner. My cough still remains, but I vow starting Wednesday I will work all day every day.  
I’ve also slacked on promoting the release of book number two.  The Deed is available on most venues.  Reviews herald it’s better than The Proposal, book one in The Surrogate Series.  Look for it on Amazon, Kindle Unlimited, Nook, Kobo, and iTunes.  

I hope December delivered health and happiness to you and your family.  Enjoy visits with family and friends while celebrating Hanukkah, Christmas, Kwanza, and New Years.  Travel safe, hold love ones tight, and celebrate the season.

Thank you to fellow writers for your encouragement in realizing my goal of completing two books this year.  I’ve learned much from those I’ve met in our Facebook groups.  I look forward to a productive 2018,…